Ward, Franklin I.
Age: 21, credited to New Haven, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 6/18/62, m/i 7/9/62, 3SGT, Co. C, 9th VT INF, pr 1SGT 7/11/63, tr to VRC 3/8/64, red 3/19/64, m/o 7/9/65 (pension - mal. pois. & res. dis. bows, l & k)
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Birth: 02/21/1841, New Haven, VT
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Bristol, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 45021558
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)
Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.
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Greenwood Cemetery, Bristol, VT
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Franklin I Ward died at his home on West Street Saturday afternoon after an illness of several weeks. He was a veteran of the Civil War, serving in Company C, 9th Vermont regiment. He was a member of the Congregational church, and W. C. Dunton Post G. A. R. . He is survived by a sister. Mrs. C. J. Brooks of Hartford, Conn., and a niece, who have been caring for him, a sister in Iowa, and a brother Henry Ward, of New Haven.
Source: Burlington Weekly Free Press, Nov. 10, 1910
Courtesy of Deanna French